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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-13 08:36:15

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>David Abrahams wrote:
>>>>Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>>>Backtrace, on the other hand, makes sense only
>>>>>for developers, but not for end users.
>>>>I'm inclined to err on the side of verbose error output until users
>>>>tell us they can't handle it. Boost.Build v1 went the other direction,
>>>>and users suffered.
>>>Convinced. Then, we need, for the sake of testing, introduce an option which
>>>makes errors.error do the same as print.wrapped-text.
>> I disagree that it needs to do any message rewrapping.
> Then, in case of "errors.error", you'd have to add explicit line breaks.
> And jam does not understand "\n". Therefore, we should either make
> it understand "\n", or provide some other explicit way of creating linebreaks.

It's already implemented. Use colons.

error hey : you : get off of my cloud! ;

David Abrahams
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